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Everything you need to know to stay engaged in Washington’s Top Issues

By miranda.sue.hawkins - Feb 13 2019
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Very informative and engaging podcast that keeps you up to date with issues in WA state that affect YOU!

Straight talk, no chaser!

By DuchessHinton - Feb 07 2019
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WPC’s podcast cuts to the core of the key issues facing Washingtonians in the areas of taxation, small business, education, agriculture, labor, and the environment. The speakers focus on the facts that inform practical solutions for these issues, rather than getting bogged down with bipartisan politics. 5 stars!

iTunes Ratings

5 Ratings
Average Ratings
5
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0

Everything you need to know to stay engaged in Washington’s Top Issues

By miranda.sue.hawkins - Feb 13 2019
Read more
Very informative and engaging podcast that keeps you up to date with issues in WA state that affect YOU!

Straight talk, no chaser!

By DuchessHinton - Feb 07 2019
Read more
WPC’s podcast cuts to the core of the key issues facing Washingtonians in the areas of taxation, small business, education, agriculture, labor, and the environment. The speakers focus on the facts that inform practical solutions for these issues, rather than getting bogged down with bipartisan politics. 5 stars!

Best weekly hand curated episodes for learning

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Latest release on Sep 28, 2020

Best weekly hand curated episodes for learning

The Best Episodes Ranked Using User Listens

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Rank #1: YP: "Rising Costs of Homeownership featuring Ashley Fancher and Paul Guppy"

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Paul and Ashley discuss the rising and often unreasonable costs of homeownership in Washington State and why it affects Young Professionals.

Oct 17 2019

26mins

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Rank #2: Ep. 12: "2019: The year of Spokane"

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The city of Spokane, Washington's second largest city, has been trending away from it's conservative Eastern Washington roots AND YET still found a way to have a historic year. Joining us is Chris Cargill, our Eastern Washington director.

Dec 30 2019

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Rank #3: Ep. 11: "Dear Santa: a legislative wishlist featuring Jason Mercier"

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With both Christmas and the Washington Legislative session around the corner, Jason Mercier breaks down all of the issues he would like to see addressed and why they're important.

Dec 23 2019

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Rank #4: Ep.9 : "Concerns for health care and the mental illness crisis featuring Dr. Roger Stark"

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David Boze speaks with Dr. Roger Stark, a Health Care Policy Analyst at the Washington Policy Center, on his recent article in The Seattle Times and how homelessness is inexplicably linked to the mental health crisis we are facing.

Dec 10 2019

18mins

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Rank #5: Ep. 7: "Where did our wind go? ft. Todd Myers"

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Todd Myers speaks with David Boze on the recent reduction in wind power. Over the past 8 days, wind power has accounted for about .04% of the grid energy for Washington... what does this mean and is it a sustainable clean source?

Nov 07 2019

17mins

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Rank #6: Ep. 10: "Where is our money going? transportation edition ft. Mariya Frost"

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Car tabs, I-976, North South Freeway... the transportation discussion has seen a lot of developments in the last few weeks. Mariya Frost joins us to break down these issues and give her own thoughts.

Dec 18 2019

20mins

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Rank #7: Bonus: "Farm Hall Session: Wenatchee, WA"

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Increased labor costs brought from government programs, sustainability measures and learning how to thrive in a market squeezed too thin dominated the panel discussion on Washington State University's campus at the Washington Policy Center Fall Farm Hall series. Event occurred on October 15, 2019.

Oct 17 2019

25mins

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Rank #8: Ep. 8: "Will charter schools become a major 2020 election issue? w/ Liv Finne"

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Reactions to a recent New York Times article on shifting perspectives on charter schools and why this could be the beginning of a new conversation for proponents. We are joined by Liv Finne, our Center for Education director, who has been following the charter schools conversation for the past several years across our state and nationally.

Dec 04 2019

30mins

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Rank #9: YP: "Mike Appleby on Population Trends in the Puget Sound"

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Mike Appleby, VP of Chicago Title, and Chelsea Shapiro, YP Board Member, discuss population trends, housing affordability, transportation, and regulations affecting the current and projected growth of the Puget Sound region.

Nov 25 2019

42mins

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Rank #10: Ep. 13: "the great Charter School discrimination"

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On today's podcast, we are joined by a passionate Liv Finne, and we discuss charter schools and a legislative memo that is currently in the legislature. This document looks to destroy some of the budget disparity that charter schools are facing to give these schools more resources to do more of their good work. We also talk about Liv's background in education and the charter school landscape in Washington State.

Visit our website for additional details and show notes. 

Feb 07 2020

38mins

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Rank #11: YP: Part 1- Lifting people out of poverty, one business at a time.

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An award winning business model that invites customers to be part of a “generosity experience”, helping people in need.

This episode features WPC’s Young Professionals Director, Miranda Hawkins, and Martin Barrett, owner of Sozo Gifts in Seattle. Tune in to learn how businesses can create a unique experience for customers designed to foster moments of genuine enjoyment and relationship. Be sure to check out part 2 on the science behind generosity and it’s effect on the brain.

Feb 14 2020

26mins

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Rank #12: Bonus: Jason Mercier radio interview

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WPC’s Jason Mercier outlines income tax efforts in Washington state for the Michael Medved Show.

Feb 07 2020

9mins

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Rank #13: Special: Virtual Solutions Series ft. Jason Mercier and Liv Finne

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In this weekly webinar recording, we will hear from Liv Finne, WPC's Director, Center for Education as well as Jason Mercier, WPC's Director, Center for Government Reform. If you would like to see our future webinar dates, please visit here.

Apr 08 2020

53mins

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Rank #14: Special: Victor David Hanson speaks at Palm Springs event

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Victor David Hanson spoke earlier this year at our Evening in the Dessert event in Palm Springs, Arizona. Hear his address here.

Apr 01 2020

53mins

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Rank #15: Ep. 15: Virtue Signaling and the Environmental Batman

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This week we speak with our own Todd Myers, Director of the Environment, on all things CO2. Is the carbon tax bill coming back? Why are we missing our CO2 targets? Why does spending more not always equal caring more? Listen and find out today!

Mar 09 2020

20mins

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